December 19, 16
Videos and Lecture and Presentation Slides
Video: The AIDS Epidemic: Immune Selection Pressure, Viral Evolution, and Prospects for a Vaccine
Bruce Walker’s Lecture at Harvard’s Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, September 18, 2008
Video: Immunology Lecture Series
An extensive 14-part video series of immunology lectures given by Dr. Harris Goldstein, Director, Einstein-Montefiore Center for AIDS Research. Lectures organized by the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.
Videos Series: Introduction to Immunology for Physical Scientists and Engineers
Led by Arup K. Chakraborty, Ph.D., Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and Biological Engineering at MIT, and a founding member of the Ragon Institute of MIT, MGH, and Harvard. Sponsored by Boston University School of Management; the Ragon Institute of MIT, MGH, and Harvard; and the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center
Video: HIV life cycle (courtesy of HHMI)
How HIV infects a cell and replicates itself using reverse transcriptase and the host’s cellular machinery.
Video: U.S. AIDS epidemic (courtesy of HHMI)
A visual representation of the U.S. AIDS epidemic from 1981 to 1997. Each dot represents 30 cases.
Video: Antigen presentation and CTL (courtesy of HHMI)
How a cell infected by a virus signals cytotoxic T lymphocytes to kill the cell before the virus replicates and spreads.
Educational Resources for HIV Providers
Continuing Medical Education Programs: Members of the Ragon Institute are frequent participants in courses offered by Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education programs.
Harvard Medical School’s Division of AIDS website provides information about AIDS related programs, initiatives and collaborations between Harvard Medical School, Harvard University and affiliated institutions, including the HMS CFAR program.
The National CFAR (Centers for AIDS Research) program and website are valuable resources for AIDS related information.
The mission of the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (HU CFAR) is to expand, promote, and facilitate collaborative, multidisciplinary activities in HIV/AIDS research, education and training among CFAR members and associate members throughout the University, in order to help end the AIDS pandemic.